Karen S. Eddinger joined the Trinity staff as Minister of Music in August 2011. She had previously served as Trinity’s Music Intern and Assistant Director of Music from 1981-1989, during which time she began the church’s handbell program. Immediately prior to rejoining the staff at Trinity, Karen was the Minister/Director of Music at St. John’s (Hain’s) UCC, Wernersville, PA, where she served for twenty-two years. In addition to church work, Karen is the accompanist for the Women’s Chorale at Albright College. She was also the Choristers Director of the Berks Classical Children’s Chorus, a position she held from the organization’s inception in 1992 through spring 1996.
A magna cum laude graduate of Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ, Karen holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Church Music.
Natives of Oley, Karen and her husband, Ron, continue to live in the Oley Valley. They have three grown sons, Geoffrey, Zachary, and Jesse. In her spare time, Karen enjoys disc golfing and knitting prayer shawls.